dxb-to-bmi

 

The cheapest times to fly from DXB to BMI are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 30th to May 13th
  • May 28th to June 17th
  • October 8th to November 25th (except the week of October 29th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from DXB to BMI is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $2115 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $930 for Tuesday flights around late January and early February.

 

When to Fly to Bloomington

Flying from Dubai (DXB) to Bloomington/Normal, IL (BMI) will usually cost between $1066 to $1766 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1082. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1778. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $697 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1271 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DXB to BMI flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DXB to BMI route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

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DXB to BMI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DXB to BMI flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Dubai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $204 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1219. Return trip prices are from the BMI to DXB flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DXB to BMI can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 12 minutes may not be realistic.

 

Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from DXB to BMI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 116 miles (187 km) away from BMI
  • Usually 6.33% less expensive than BMI
  • Nonstop flights available

See DXB to ORD flights

Destination alternative #2: Indianapolis International Airport (IND) in Indianapolis, IN

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from BMI
  • Usually 6.06% less expensive than BMI
  • 1-layover flights available

See DXB to IND flights

Destination alternative #3: St Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) in St. Louis, MO

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from BMI
  • Usually 3.38% less expensive than BMI
  • 1-layover flights available

See DXB to STL flights

Destination alternative #4: Quad City International Airport (MLI) in Moline, IL

  • 107 miles (172 km) away from BMI
  • Usually 2.83% less expensive than BMI
  • 2-layover flights available

See DXB to MLI flights

Destination alternative #5: Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) in Chicago, IL

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from BMI
  • Usually 2.16% less expensive than BMI
  • 2-layover flights available

See DXB to MDW flights

Destination alternative #6: General Downing – Peoria International Airport (PIA) in Peoria, IL

  • 43 miles (69 km) away from BMI
  • Usually 0.24% less expensive than BMI
  • 2-layover flights available

See DXB to PIA flights

 

Flight Hacking DXB to BMI

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from DXB to BMI — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (DXB > JFK > BMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1117
  • Average savings: $154 (12.12%)

See DXB to ZRH flights

Hack #2: Zurich (DXB > ZRH > BMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1144
  • Average savings: $127 (9.99%)

See DXB to JFK flights

Hack #3: Stockholm (DXB > ARN > BMI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1215
  • Average savings: $56 (4.41%)

See DXB to ARN flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DXB to BMI? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Central Illinois Regional Airport to Dubai International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7347 miles or 11824 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DXB to BMI?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DXB to BMI flight is about 14 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Dubai and Bloomington/Normal, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from DXB to BMI.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code DXB
Origination airport name Dubai International Airport
City Dubai
Country the United Arab Emirates
Latitude 25.3
Longitude 55.4

Return Airport

Destination code BMI
Destination airport name Central Illinois Regional Airport
City Bloomington/Normal, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 40.5
Longitude -88.9

 

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